Volvo seeks sedan slice

Herald Sun - Motoring - - Prestige -

The com­pact Volvo S40 (be­low) and V50 are al­most cer­tain to die. The Swedish com­pany’s fu­ture-model plan is built around an ex­ten­sion of its C30 line-up with an up­com­ing XC30 SUV — but with no place for the S40 it orig­i­nally de­vel­oped in part­ner­ship with Mit­subishi. Volvo rules out a five-door S30, but re­fuses to dis­cuss ei­ther an XC30 or the po­ten­tial dump­ing of the S40. ‘‘I will not tell you,’’ says To­mas Ahlborg, who heads the team on the lat­est Volvo S60. He con­firms there will be a V60 sta­tion wagon

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